Privy Council

Definitions

Law

  • noun a body of senior advisers who advise the Queen on specific matters

Politics

  • noun a body of senior advisers who advise the queen on some matters, mainly formed of members of the cabinet and former members of the cabinet. It never meets as a group, but three Privy Councillors need to be present when the Queen signs orders in council.
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